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Become a Student Ambassador

Drexel University Student Ambassadors

Why Join?

Drexel Student Ambassadors are among the most energetic, involved, and enthusiastic members of the Drexel community. This is a paid campus job, and in order to ensure that the Student Ambassador Program maintains its high standard of service, students interested in joining the program are asked to submit an application and a résumé. Selected applicants will be invited to an interview.

Building Drexel's Future

  • Be a campus tour guide and feature the perks of Philadelphia
  • Share your Drexel story with students and families
  • Answer questions about academics and student life
  • Highlight any experiences you have with co-op, study abroad, the Honors College, and undergraduate research
  • Show your residence hall room and talk about life on campus

Building Your Future

  • Represent Drexel as a student leader
  • Enhance your résumé
  • Gain experience in public speaking
  • Build lasting friendships with your fellow ambassadors
  • Develop valuable leadership skills while serving as a mentor to fellow ambassadors
  • Enjoy special Student Ambassador social events
  • Represent Drexel at professional conferences

About the Program

Whether leading a campus tour or mingling with prospective students and their families at an event, Drexel Student Ambassadors share a drive and passion for their University.

As an ambassador you'll serve in one or more of the following roles:

  • Visit Center support

    Greet families and students visiting Drexel and staff the visit center.

  • Event staff

    Share your Drexel story with future students and families at all Enrollment Management and Student Success events by mingling, giving tours, and answering questions.

  • Tour guide

    Introduce families to the facilities and opportunities that Drexel provides, tell them about life as a college student in Philadelphia, and share your personal experiences as a Drexel student. Tour opportunities include events, Daily Visits, and additional special visits by school groups, international delegations, VIPs, and others.

  • Mingler

    Speak one-on-one and share your Drexel story with prospective students and families at events and during Daily Visits. Create a welcoming atmosphere for visiting families through casual conversation.

  • Panelist

    Highlight your Drexel program experiences during panel discussions at events. The panel discussions are intended to provide information informally through the panelists' answers to questions posed by the moderator or the audience. Discussions could be based around topics such as Drexel Co-op, study abroad, the Honors Program, and undergraduate research.

  • Room guide

    Show off your room during Enrollment Management and Student Success events and Daily Visits. Provide firsthand stories of what residence hall life is like at Drexel.

With a variety of ways to get involved, you'll be able to use your unique talents to contribute to Drexel's most prestigious volunteer program.

Application Process

Applying to the Program

Download the Student Ambassador Application [PDF] and submit via email to execamb@drexel.edu. Refer to the application for important dates and deadlines.

New Ambassador Training Process

New Ambassador Training Day

Training will be held on Monday, January 21, 2019 beginning at 9 a.m. It is mandatory for all new ambassadors to participate in the program.

Training Requirements

If you are chosen to become an ambassador, you are required to complete a series of 10 training steps to ensure that you are a well-rounded tour guide for the University. Each training step, outlined below, must be completed by its deadline. Failure to complete training by the training deadline will result in removal from the program.

  • Presentation* – Shadow the presentation that prospective students attend before going on their tour.
  • Shadow 1 – Shadow a tour led by a veteran ambassador.
  • Shadow 2 – Shadow a tour led by a veteran ambassador.
  • Tour Quiz – Pass a quiz, testing your knowledge of the University and its programs.
  • Mock Tour – Give a mock tour to an executive ambassador.
  • Tag 1 – Tag team a tour with an executive ambassador. You are responsible for 25 percent of the stops.
  • Tag 2 – Tag team another tour with an executive ambassador. This time you are responsible for 75 percent of the stops.
  • Exec Shadow – Give a solo tour to a group of prospective families while an executive ambassador shadows your tour.
  • Mingling 1&2* – Mingle with families in the Visit Center before their presentation.
  • Security Clearances* – Complete all the required clearances to complete your training.

*Can be completed at any point in the training process after the training day, but must be completed before executive ambassador shadow.